Stuck in an AS2 rut?

Dan too, and here’s his plan to fix it. This coming Thursday (8th April), Thought Den are hosting a mini flash game code-a-thon and we’re inviting other AS2 coders to come along. The day will see us all coding our own games, but we all have to do it in AS3. Painful? No, because we’ll …

Tennis balls at noon

How many people have spent the last two weekends educating 13 to 19yr olds? We can solidly promise you that it involves throwing a lot of tennis balls, big pens, huge post-its and it’s collated together with a workshop rule, “no throwing the laptops”. Yup, that’s right. We’ve been on the BBC Blast tour. BBC …

Adobe Flash won’t pick up the phone to MySpace’s Javascript

Sometimes we’ve hit a road-block when we’re trying to make Flash talk to the External Interface in our MySpace applications. The Flash is having a great time and is more than happy to call Javascript with ExternalInterface when it wants. But when Javascript wants to chat back… beep beep. “Please leave a message”. Flash appears …